Fuck the gloomy weather, let's have a dance party. Tonight at Church I'm joining together two of my favorite things -- the Boston Phoenix and my own Allston-based Vanya Records -- for a neon-baked electro-pop explosion in the Fens.
While the local flair will be in full-effect with live performances by our city's own electro queen, CASEY DESMOND, and spring-fling dance-pop quartet BEARSTRONAUT -- as well as DJ sets by Xavier of GLASS TEETH, providing some dark clouds of glossy pop, and myself, spinning the more sparkling side of my usual dance sets at the pill -- tonight we also welcome the long-awaited Boston debut of PARALLELS
We try to keep the horn-tooting to a minimum around here, but we'd be remiss if we didn't give a heads-up about Boston Phoenix music editor and WFNX local-music host MICHAEL MAROTTA's foray into the record business. Operated out of his bedroom, VANYA RECORDS was launched to put out a limited-edition 7-inch by local synth-pop heroes BEARSTRONAUT